Tracking Awareness Week – July 11-15, 2022

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CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program is hosting the seventh annual Tracking Awareness Week from July 11-15, 2022. CDC, state and local health departments, partners, researchers, and people interested in environmental health are coming together to highlight important nationwide environmental health issues as well as recognize the work of the Tracking Program.

The theme of this year’s Tracking Awareness Week is Decisions Through Data. This theme will highlight unique data and tools on the Tracking Network that lead to public health action. This theme will also highlight the network of people and partners that power the Tracking Network, and their contributions to creating healthier communities.

Each day of Tracking Awareness Week we will be focusing on a different topic:

  • Monday: Supporting Preparedness & Response
  • Tuesday: Working for Environmental Justice
  • Wednesday: Getting Local
  • Thursday: Helping with Tools & Resources
  • Friday: Doing Good with Data

Get Involved!

  • Abstract graphic with Twitter icon in conversation bubble and text: #TrackingChat 2-3PM ET Thursday July 14

  • We want to hear from you! Join the conversations on Facebook and Twitter using the #DecisionsThroughData hashtag. We’ve included daily prompts and graphics for you to use below.
  • Participate in our Environmental Health Nexus Webinar on Tuesday, July 12 from 1-2 PM EST. The webinar topic is “Working for Environmental Justice.” A few minutes before the webinar begins, please click this link to register/join:
  • Join our Twitter chat on Thursday, July 14 from 2-3 PM EST. You can use #TrackingChat to ask questions and engage in conversations with Tracking staff, funded state/local health departments, and partners.
  • Join Tracking’s email list to learn the latest from the Tracking Program.

Daily Social Media Prompts and Graphics


Tracking Network data can be used to prepare for and respond to natural disasters or other public health emergencies. Explore the types of data that can be used to identify threats or make informed decisions during an emergency or disaster response. Join the #DecisionsThroughData conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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Everyone deserves the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards. Use Tracking Network data to assess unusual trends and events to determine which communities may be at risk. Learn more about environmental justice and join the #DecisionsThroughData conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Tracking Network allows you visualize data in many different resolutions, and is working towards getting even more localized health and environmental data. Learn more about tracking geographies and how viewing data at different resolutions can help us better understand the connections between health and the places where we live, work, and play. Join the #DecisionsThroughData conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Tracking Program has developed a variety of interactive data tools and resources to provide a more complete, detailed picture of important environmental health topics. View our “Powered by Tracking” dashboards, use our data explorer tool, or access a variety of resources to learn more about important issues that affect environmental health. Take action and join the #DecisionsThroughData conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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Join our Twitter Chat today (7/12) at 2pm ET. You can use #TrackingChat to ask questions and engage in conversations with Tracking staff, funded state/local health departments, and partners.


Tracking Program staff members and partners work to use environmental and health data to implement policy changes, improve public health efficiencies, and impact citizens in state and local communities. Find out more about our success stories, then follow the #DecisionsThroughData conversation on Facebook and Twitter to learn how Tracking programs across the country are doing good with data.

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